Scoggins Valley Road to close for five weeks

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 09, 2015

Road expected to reopen early
UPDATED: 10/09/2015
Sponsored by: Department of Land Use & Transportation, Operations & Maintenance Division

Replacement of two culverts on Scoggins Valley Road is wrapping up and the road is expected to reopen by end of day Friday, Oct. 9. The Hagg Lake Trail will also be reopened.

The road has been closed west of Tanner Creek Road since Sept. 8.

 


Scoggins Valley Road to close for five weeks
Original release: August 28, 2015

Scoggins Valley Road closure 2015

Scoggins Valley Road will be closed west of Tanner Creek Road from Sept. 8 through Oct. 12. The Hagg Lake Trail will be closed starting Sept. 17.

A contractor will replace two culverts during the closure.

The road will be closed to all road users – motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. Travelers will not be able to get through the work zone. Signs will identify detour routes. Every effort will be made to complete the work as quickly and safely as possible.

Background 

Culvert replacements launch the first phase of a three-year program to improve the perimeter roads around Scoggins Valley Park and Henry Hagg Lake. The program includes stabilizing five active landslides, replacing six culverts, upgrading guardrails, and paving Scoggins Valley Road and West Shore Drive including the widened shoulders.  

Funding for the $12 million program is shared between the Road Fund (gas taxes) and the Washington County Department of Support Services. In addition, Washington County has applied for $5.85 million through the Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP).  

For more information, visit the project web page or contact Victoria Saager at 503-846-7616 or victoria_saager@co.washington.or.us.  

Related: Road closure and detour route map

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users, and operating the county roadway system in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Coordinator
503-846-4963
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us